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CV, Experienced British Gas Turbine Engineer Looking Globally

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 21018

List top 5 skills: commissioning, operations, training, trouble shooting
Short Bio:

40 years in the Industrial Gas Turbine business particularly with the General Electric product family.
Familiar with all aspects of the General Electric family of Gas Turbines from hands-on troubleshooting to planning and costing of complete gas turbine package refurbishment.
Have been involved in all aspects of testing, installation, commissioning, trouble-shooting, refurbishment, control system retro-fits, vibration analysis & correction, boroscope inspection & evaluation.

Current location: 

San Pedro,Laguna,Philippines - View on map

Nationality: 

British

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

Oil, Gas and Energy, education and training

Spoken languages: 

english, french

Locations I am interested in working:

Anywhere



Training & Education

APPRENTICESHIP Instrument Technician with Colvilles Steel Co. / British Steel

TECHNICAL EDUCATION Coatbridge Technical College achieving City & Guilds First Class Certificate in Industrial Measurement and Control.

SPECIALIST TRAINING

• GE Fuel Regulator & Speedtronic MKI, MKII, MKIV, MKV both IDOS & HMI Interface, MKV + for Aero-Derivative and MKVI controls.

• Entek IRD Level 1 & 2 Vibration Analysis.

• Bruel & Kjaer Noise & Vibration Analysis.

• Solar Centaur / Saturn Operation & Maintenance.

• Ingersoll Rand / Allison Gas Turbine Operation.

• Invensys / Triconex Phoenix 1000 & Tri-Sen 3000 Controls

Profile

40 years in the Industrial Gas Turbine business particularly with the General Electric product family.

Familiar with all aspects of the General Electric family of Gas Turbines from hands-on troubleshooting to planning and costing of complete gas turbine package refurbishment.

Have been involved in all aspects of testing, installation, commissioning, trouble-shooting, refurbishment, control system retro-fits, vibration analysis & correction, boroscope inspection & evaluation.

Preparation and conduction of training programs, project management, tender preparation & evaluation.

7 years as Director of small to medium size company. Involved in all aspects of company day-to-day operation.

Extremely computer friendly, both from a business perspective and as a home computer hobbyist.

Career Summary

November 2013 – Now:
Caledonian Technical & Turbine Services Inc.

Director & Technical Consultant

Privately owned engineering consultancy servicing the Gas Turbine and Training industries.

July 2010 – November 2013 :
Woodside Energy Ltd.

Turbine Control Engineer – Pluto LNG Project

Responsible for the commissioning, start-up and operation of the gas turbines installed in Pluto LNG Phase 1. These consist of 4 X MS6001 generator drives with DLN1 fuel systems and 2 X MS7001EA driving Nuovo Pignone gas compressors. All turbines have G.E. MKVI Speedtronic control systems.

Prepared and conducted Training Courses for Production Operators and Turbine Maintenance Technicians.

January 2008 – July 2010 :
ALINTA ENERGY / BABCOCK & BROWN POWER

Station Manager – Port Hedland Power Station

Responsible for a group of 4 Operation and Maintenance Technicians + one Admin. Assistant. Managing and controlling the correct operation of the power station including, training of personnel, budgetary planning, etc.

September 2005 – December 2007 :
ALINTA ENERGY

Operation & Maintenance Technician – Port Hedland Power Station WA. Responsible for the daily operation & maintenance of 5 X MS6001 generator drives and associated plant. Training of local staff in turbine controls operation, maintenance and general plant operations. Provision of local IT services.

April 2004 – August 2005 :
GLOBAL TURBINE SERVICES INC. (G.E.)

Field Service Engineer – Total Oil Balikpapan, Indonesia. Operation & Maintenance of 6 X LM2500+ Gas Compressors. Start-up of Atlantic LNG, Trinidad after MS5002 replacement program. Brunei Shell Petroleum & Brunei LNG, O & M of 3 MS5002 Gas Compressors and 2 X LM2500 Gas Compressors.

1995 – April 2004 :
ENGINEERING DIRECTOR, GAS TURBINE ENGINEERING SERVICES LTD.

Responsible for all Engineering & Personnel activities of the company. Development of business, marketing, tender preparation, client trouble-shooting and specialist services (Vibration Analysis, Boroscope Inspection), Training services both classroom and OJT, development of training programs. Relocation of used gas turbines within Australia and from Europe to Australia (Somerton, VIC). Controls retrofit, Speedtronic to Triconex. Design and retrofit of NOX water injection system.

Built company from two man “Brass Plate” to 30 employee Limited company with 2002 turnover of £ 3.5 M.

1988 – 1995 :
FREELANCE TO G.E (USA), EUROPEAN GAS TURBINES (SA & GmbH) , THOMASSEN B.V. NUOVO PIGNONE & OTHERS.

Senior gas turbine commissioning and start-up engineer providing various support activities covering all frame size gas turbine units.

• Connahs Quay (UK) 4 X MS 9001FA with DLN 2 & MKV Speedtronic

• Mha Ta Phut (Thailand) 4 X MS6001 with steam injection & MKV Speedtronic

• Rayong (Thailand) Retrofit of Off/Online Water Wash System on 4 X MS 9001E with MKIV Speedtronic

• Barking Reach (UK) 5 X MS9001E Combined Cycle Dual Fuel with DLN 1 and Water Injection, MKV Speedtronic

• Coryton (Mobil UK) MS 5001 Simple Cycle with MKV Speedtronic

• Newman (West Australia) 3 X MS 6001 Simple Cycle with MKV Speedtronic

• Department of Electrical Services, Brunei. Operation & Maintenance of 23 X MS5/6001 Simple Cycle and HRSG with MKII, MKIV, & MKV Speedtronic

• National Power Corporation, Philippines. Technical Advisor, Bataan, Sucat & Malaya Power Stations. 8 X MS 6001 with MKIV Speedtronic.

1982 – 1988 :
TEKNISKIL SINGAPORE/MALAYSIA (Skilled Engineering)

Project Leader (Brunei) and Area Manager (Malaysia). Initially on contract to Brunei Shell providing engineering support for development of Rotating Equipment Maintenance Program, finally set-up and operated Manpower service facility for Tekniskil Malaysia Sdn..Bhd. servicing Esso Malaysia & Petronas.

1977 – 1982 :
CREOLE PRODUCTION SERVICES INCORPORATED

Controls Maintenance Supervisor on contract to Phillips Petroleum Norway, Ekofisk offshore field. Responsible for maintenance, operation and overhaul of 40 GE MS 1002, MS 3002, MS5001, MS5002, Solar Centaur / Saturn & Allison electrical and mechanical drive gas turbine packages on various offshore platforms. Promoted to Project Manager, responsible for co-ordination of all on-shore and off-shore activities from Stavanger office. 1981 – 1982 Project Manager, Creole Operations Abu Dhabi for CFP Zadco.

1972 – 1977 :
JOHN BROWN ENGINEERING GAS TURBINES , CLYDEBANK.

Initially Controls Systems Test Engineer responsible for the inspection and testing of MKI and MKII Control Panels. Promoted to Test Engineer & Senior Test Engineer responsible for factory test and performance evaluation of new gas turbine packages prior to shipment.

1967 – 1972 :
ITT MCLAREN CONTROLS / STC TELEPHONES

Electronic Controls Technician developing various control systems including solid state ignition for boiler control systems. Development technician on the first fully electronic telephone exchange equipment.

1963 – 1967 :
COLVILLES STEEL COMPANY/ BRITISH STEEL

Apprentice Instrument Technician at Ravenscraig Steel Works, Dalziel Steel Works and Colvilles Central Research Department.